Replication data for: Stimulating Local Public Employment: Do General Grants Work?

Matz Dahlberg, Heléne Lundqvist & Eva Mörk
We apply the regression kink design to the Swedish grant system and estimate causal effects of intergovernmental grants on local public employment. Our robust conclusion is that grants do not stimulate local public employment. We find no statistically significant effects on total local public employment, and we can exclude even moderate effects. When disaggregating the total effect by sector, we find that personnel in the traditional welfare sectors are unaffected, a conclusion which applies to...
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